Water hyacinth

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Water hyacinth
Common water hyacinth (E. crassipes)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Commelinales
Family: Pontederiaceae
Genus: Eichhornia

Water hyacinths are flowering plants in the genus Eichhornia. There are seven species.

Water hyacinth is the fastest growing water plant.